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Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 3:30am EST
indicates bad things are out there. it is going to be an option in 1919. the eraser law allows miners to remove content or information. other states are considering similar bills. and in the u.s. senate ed markey has reintroduced his federal legislation called "the do not track kids" act. not everyone is on board. critics say while the purpose of the law is ai is is admirable. but it's not the right approach. it's collecting more data on children just to comply. how will this delete button help kids, and should adults be allowed to erase their online indiscretions as well? >> we are go to amber where she specializes in technology policy. and emma, director of the free expression project. and joy spencer joins us from the digital center for democracy. and katie is assistant edit of slate who has been critical of eraser laws. meg, explain the thought process behind laws like the one we just saw get signed in california. why are these types of laws being proposed? >> things that we are seeing, a general fear, of this permanent record, we're all creating these permanent records, and for a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm EST
night is there for a violation of civil not criminal laws. that locking them up when they pose no threat makes no sense. >> we should be releasing people who pose, you know, no risk to communities, who aren't a security risk. who have equities here, rather than rounding up more and more people. >> cheryl arranged for us to meet one of her clients who was recently released. she lives over an hour's drive from miami. >> this is ahomestead, florida, a large mexican population south of miami, she was going to the broward detention center for six months. >> alejandra, not her real name, had had years of abuse from her husband. she hoped to have asylum in the united states. a few months after arriving alejandra was on the bus when she was stopped by immigration officials. >> they didn't ask for everyone's papers? >> no, no [ spanish ] >> she was hand cuftd and spent a couple of nights at the local jail before being transferre transferred to broward. [ spanish ] >> alejandra is still fighting her immigration case. she is one of the lucky few to get out without being deported. [ spanish ] if >>
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00pm EST
of law, there will be mob justice. after days of killing, some people have had enough. they're out for revenge. nasane mushiri, bangui. >> coast to coast, a deadly combination, creating dangerous driving conditions across much of the country and over 1500 flights have been cancelled nationwide. al jazeera usher careshi with more. >> while the snow that fell most of the day in the area has stopped, i dot has given it the all clear, but the arctic temperatures continue. the high reaching the lower 20s was reached about 9:00 in the morning today and those temperatures are dropping. by about 7:30 this evening when the bears are playing the dallas cowboys the temperature will be about 16°. it will feel more like below zero at that time and chicagoans are going to have to continuing to bundle up. there have been arctic conditions as far south as texas, also incidents in minnesota when they got two feet of snow, pileups in wisconsin on sunday, 30 pileups between chicago and milwaukee, a result of those slick conditions. and these arctic temperatures are not expected to let up any time so
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 4:00pm EST
. the fear is with no rule of law there will be mob justice. after days of killing some people have had enough. ftc they're out for revenge. nasane mashiri, al jazeera, bangui. >> the majority of the crircht nation overthrown by muslim rebels. the clock is ticking once again for congress for lawmakers, it is the final week of the year. both houses in washington at the same time both houses facing a laundry list of items to be voted on. the biggest is of course the budget. to avoid a shutdown like happened in october. libby casey, what happens if congress doesn't meet its end of the year deadline? >> the first deadline we're coming up really fast friday, december the 13th. this is when 29 members of the house and senate a budget conference committee to put out their proposal on how to keep this government running and funded. paul ryan chairman of the house and patty murray, one republican one democrat engaging in talks, don't expect them to come up with a big proposal but a modest proposal could keep the government funded and running past the next deadline we're watching, january 15th. t
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 3:30am EST
plans. the state's public sector say they will challenge the illinois law in court. >>> it affects only illinois state workers but right now pension funs for chicago city workers including police and firefighters are short of meeting their obligation by $19.5 billion. chicago mayor rob emmanuel said, the pension process is not solved until relief is brought to chicago and local government across the state. that concerned police veterans like lieutenant maloney. he joins us now from chicago. jim, first of all, your reaction to what the state of illinois did as far as their efforts to solve their debt crisis. >> as far as the pension underfunding. it's a result of mismanagement by the cities, by the states, the cities and states, they have used pension funds as negotiation tools over the years in lieu of wage increases. they've granted pension benefits. that's created this problem. we're here there today. i sit on former mayor dalye's commission to strength committee's pension from 2008 to 2010 we did a report. that report made some suggestions that that administration did not follow with
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
of thansik shinawatra. the prime minister that they were trying to force out was the brother-in-law of the shinawatra. delivering another firing speech in front of the protesters. >> today we have done the best in thailand. this will enable us to change thailand and reform thailand for the future of the country. but apart from house dissolution nothing has changed. the protesters look like they're settling in for another long fight, although this was supposed to be the final day. al jazeera, bangkok. >> a difficult choice. a group in somalia choose between rebel fighters and letting families go hungry. >>> change is demanded in washington. >> and announcements later in the program. first in egypt more than 50 students have been arrested after a violent protest at universities in cairo. opportunities were demonstrating in support of the post president mohammed morsi and several police cars were set on fire. students have been demonstrat dg for months now and they're calling for the release of dozens of students who have been arrested and held without charges. protests escalated after
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
. the federal law kicks into place when the recession happened. it was a chance to given meshes more time to be on the benefits. up to 18 months. without this law, there's only about six months of unemployment, some have everybody less, so the democrats are trying to make a case that they need to be extended because they expire on december 28th. >> what's the reason response to this. >> well, house speaker today said if president obama has a plan on paper to extend them, he will take a look at it, so that is a little bit of a hint of some potential break through, however, he reviewed the republican perspective of it's about the economy, and we have a plan to improve the economy, and that's not related to social benefit programs. >> that we create more american jobs and better american wages. the republicans continue to focus on strengthening the economy for middle class families. that's why we passed nearly 150 bills many of them will help our economy, they are still sitting in the united states senate. so you hear a difference, how republicans approach things and democrats approach thing
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 1:00am EST
intelligence laws, the practices that our intelligence and liaison agencies are engaged in need to be subject to vigorous oversight, as transparent as possible. there needs to be public buy-in to what governments are doing to keep the citizens safe. i don't think there has been enough public discussion. edward snowden's acts are despicable. he's been charged and should return to this country and face those charges. stealing classifying information, the type he stole, is not okay with me period. what came from that is a public conversation we should have had a decade ago about practices and procedures that the government should engage in to keep us safe. what people understand better, what metadata is, that it's not a view into personal lives, but it's an insurance policy in case someone else, who may look and sound like them is engaged in bad stuff. once people understand that, they will support that. my difference with mike rogers is that our intelligence communities are not the bad guys. no, they are not. can they operate in a way that has wider public acceptance in you bet. >> in an articl
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
took earlier. >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. >> two former police officers are now on trial for beating the -- the beating death of a mentally ill homeless man in california. [screaming. >> the officers are facing charges from involuntary manslaughter to murder in the death of kelly thomas. two years ago, officers were seen on video punching and kicking the man at a bus depot. they say the man had been acting violently. another camera caught the reaction of witnesses nearby. >> all of this. >> what happened? >> i have no idea. i know what the guy did. they were pulling his hair, kicking the (bleep) out of him. >> really? >> yeah. >> in the video of the beating, kelly thomas can be heard screaming out for his father. ron thomas spoke with joey chin on "america tonight" abo
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 12:00am EST
. housing is up in this area, but our wages aren't up. >> the 21-year-old son-in-law wakes up and gets her son ready before heading fork work. >> we go down to the basement and around to back and start preparing everything for the place to open which was different from the shiny wow piece of the government that they are seeing. >> that's kind of how we feel. wow. we are at the bottom. we are at a part where people don't even see us. >> niya and her son live at her parents' house with her four brothers and sisters. having a playing field helps us you be able to buy more, helps the economy. >> she was part of 100 people who rallied outside of the washington, d.c. chamber council for a minimum wage. >> congress's failure to act and congress's failure to take care of those who have been left behind, not just from the recession but the people who want things to become better and better. we are becoming a hunt tree of haves and have nots. we need to be sure we have a living wage. >>> members of the council have one more round of voting before it goes through. president of the dc chamber of comme
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 11:30am EST
of the stay laws that the city ies operate under, it was difficult to keep their labor costs within their ability to raise taxes. the other big problem in harrisburg was that they undertook an incinerator project to dispose of trash and issued a lot of bonds to try to get the incinerator to operate properly. it was just basically a functional disaster. it really faced those two problems which caused a lot of stress on everything in the city's budget. >> dean, right now the judge has cleared the way in detroit for a wide set of stake holders to take a haircut. a lot of cities are still in the process. does that decision make it more to be that places like stockton, san bernardino, may look back at their pensioners, their obligations to city workers in a way that they might not have before? >> well, every city has its own circumstance. what was striking in detroit, and i don't know if this is the case in california, is that in michigan, the state constitution guarantees pension. this in my view was a striking ruling. the constitution is a creation of the state. it says pensions should
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
are not exempt from public information laws and the state wanted to protect survivors of the shooting and loved ones of the 26 victims and the town of newtown said the tape also be released on wednesday. the northern plains in north midwest are dealing with cold temperatures but it's about to get much worse and let's bring in nicole mitchell. >> we have a brutal system coming from canada pulling the air down and it moved through the dakotas and starting to move into nebraska with all the moisture along with it but the cold air is going to take a couple days to really settle in. so if you are getting a taste of the cold air and saying this is it, no, wait until thursday and friday morning and even into the weekend and that is when we will see the worst of it but we have had widespread areas of snow and some is heavy snow and places like arrow head in minnesota could get a foot and a half and a couple places isolated two feet of snow so that is almost up to waist high you will be digging out of. widespread and you get the cold and the wind. the wind will be blowing it so interstates like 90 will
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
to file class action law suits, helping to avoid costly court cases about overtime and wage issues. workers will not be able to ban together over workplace disputes. >> the midwest rapped in a chill. let's go to nicole mitchell, meteorologist. >>> good morning, the temperatures dropped scantly after the last few days, and going down more as we head to the weekend. look at the national pictures. parts of colorado, and into the northern area of minnesota. that's where we have seen a couple of persistent bands. if you go back not to 5am yesterday or 5am the day before. you have consistent know since then, and the totals, places north, like two harbours over two feet. you may think it sounds awful and there has been a lot of accidents. people are starting to rack up the cross country skiing. more on the way today. as we go over time, it's blowing. temperatures are dropping and we have at winter storm warnings up. it is spreading south. some places to the south where we see fog. the combination of the warm hair, dense fog, arkansas and texas, we saw some of this, making the driving diff
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 2:30am EST
law from the days of apartheid. the limit criminal report on government spending. so far it's not working. it all started with the news that $20 million of south africans' money has been spent in the province. on november 21st citing concerns for the president's safety, they warned the media not to photograph or public any images of the compound saying that doing so would be in breach of the natural key points act. legislation that was passed in 1980 that law prohibits publicity for areas of strategic importance. but they defined the ban with front page shots of the compound. they ran with shots of the home with the caption "look away." while "the times" taunted so arrest us. the south african editors also weighed in on the story and said we'll continue to public images of the upgrade because we believe there is immense public interest, and to stop doing so would be a betrayal of our duty. >>> one of india's top investigative magazines is struggle ing from a sex scandal. accused of assaulting a young journalist. he admitted that he had shape am quote, an attempted . she was
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 10:30pm EST
of the police force on the street. so let's have a look these are streets. >> i am not violating any law. >> in two san francisco bay area cities known for crime oakland and rimmond westbound. >> but now, police in both of these cities have high tech back-ups. electronic ears listening for gunfire, 24/7. he lectronic eyes monitoring police and perps alike. even the cars on this street. officer chris tong is patrolling the streets of richmond that. ding you hear is the sound of a license plate reader. watch what happens when he passes a stolen vehicle. >> it's just triggered on an unoccupied vehicle. turn around and take a look what we've got here. >> the unoccupied vehicle was a stolen nissan sentra caught by the high-speed infrared camera, a series of computer algorithims identified the vehicle's license plate and checked it against a database of wanted cars all in a matter of seconds. >> license plate reader keeps track of a lot of the information that the vehicle was indeed stolen when the vehicle was reported stolen, when we located the vehicle. center. >> these cameras scan several
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 11:00am EST
understands. if they fail to come to an agreement they don't extend current law the price of a gallon of milk could double some $7 a gallon. that will hit home especially if unemployment extended unemployment benefits are not extended by this congress. the people taking it in the next one more time. those in the lower income groups. >> and trying to keep up technology. the senate working on a plastic gun ban. >> reporter: this is something that has been in place since the reagan administration, but gun control advocates say there is a problem. what has to happen, any gun that is predominantly made of plastic has to have a metal part to make it secure. one problem is that that metal, that piece of metal under current law can be easily detached. for any reason someone would want to do something like than there is a proposal to make that put in plastic guns. that's likely to fail. >> and you and i know that they will take their vacation , but t seems to america that congress is doing less and less and they're on vacation more and more. >> reporter: when you include the post office namings, and p
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 11:30am EST
to hire people. tuesday's vote was an unanimous 13-0. as for all d.c. laws it will need to be approved by congress. if that happens, d.c.'s minimum wage will gradually become $4 more than the federal level. niya hopes that extra money in her paycheck will bring a better life to herself and her son. >> joining us now, heidi, an economist with the economic policy institute where she focuses on the low-wage labor market. and from los angeles, writer and senior fell low at the campaign for america's future, and mark wilson, he served as deputy assistant secretary for employment standards administration at the u.s. department of labor for president george w. bush. he now heads applied economic strategy. so heidi, we saw niya pots. if that d.c. minimum wage raise was to go through. she's looking at an extra $26 per shift. where does that money come from? >> that money will come--aside from just coming from the employer? what we know is that what the evidence shows is it's not going to come from her coworkers getting laid off. the evidence--this is one of the most researched things in labor e
Al Jazeera America
Dec 1, 2013 11:00pm EST
of criminal law. i askedfaiza why the new york city commissioner job is so important. >> important. >> it is the largest police department in the country. as new york goes, a lot of people are looking to see how it's conducting policing, what kind of tact i can it's using. >> maybe a man named bill braton who used to be the commissioner in new york, currently in los angeles. do you think it's a good move? >> i think that the new police commissioner has to do an important thing, rebuild relations with minority communities in the city. we have seen a drop decline. many credit bill braton from his first term when he used to be police commissioner for having put in place the systems that have led to this drop in crime we have seen over the decade but at the same time, what's happened over the last decade is that the relations have been shattered. this is true for the african-american and hispanic communities in the city who have been targeted by stop and frisk apologized which have been very excessive in which some 90% of the people stop and frisk by the nypd or either black or latino
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
in kenya have marched in protest against a new law which they say has imposed restrictions on the media. >> reporter: there are a series of provisions that they say amount to gags of the press. there's government oversight of the media, and according to the journalists this all amounts to a shift in political culture. >> they are trying to clamp down on freedom of expression, and therefore an attack on democrats. >> reporter: there are other laws that are being considered. according to the activists and the journalists, this is all part of a wider change in in political culture that takes this country back to the authoritarian control. >>> tens of thousands of people detroit await anxiously on a ruling on whether the city will go into bankruptcy. (vo) al jazeera america we understand that every news story begins and ends with people. >> the efforts are focused on rescuing stranded residents. (vo) we pursue that story beyond the headline, past the spokesperson, to the streets. >> thousands of riot police deployed across the capitol. (vo) we put all of our global resources behind every s
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 1:00pm EST
what is in the case. and because of criminal law, she is not held to secrecy, and that she can is able to express herself before the prez. and that she cannot only not give you a copy of the document, that i gave to her as original this morning, this is forbidden under the law, but she has the right to communicate to you if she so wishes, what she has received as information this morning. and it is in this very strict legal context that we have decided to hold this, so she can express herself, and that once she has expressed herself, everyone can leave her alone. that's it. so to focus the information on the context, which is suddenly an obviously of world importance, this is normal that suha arafat express herself, and she is doing so through the communications that she about to give you. >> good evening, as you know, i have lost my husband. on the 11th of october, 2004, following what was given to me as as a cerebral hemorrhage as a result of intestinal complications. blue no sign of fever had been assessed at the time. and numerous rumors have. it is after these conditions that 2011
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 4:00pm EST
's principal said student had been shot and was en route to the hospital. law enforcement officers were at the scene and they were observing all safety procedures. we'll bring you more information as we get it. >>> in a matter of just ten days the nation will mark the one year anniversary of the sandy hook massacre. today brought a painful remind reminder. prosecutors have released 911 called. al jazeera will not air those calls. >> reporter: we did listen to seven calls shortly after fires were shot inside sandy hook elementary school. a woman called the police dispatcher and said she had glimpsed someone running down the hall with a gun saying they were still shooting. and glass had been shot out but the school was on lock down. officers entered the school nine minutes after the 911 call. by then the shooting was over and adam lanza had killed himself after takings lives of 20 children and six educators. >> we're not playing the calls and for obvious reasons, but i'm still curious as to the tone of the calls you listened to. >> reporter: some of them were calm. the custodian was a lit
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 1:00am EST
is obamacare. listen to what the president had to say about that. >> the law is working in major way that benefits millions of americans right now, even as we have begun to slow the rides of healthcare costs, which is good for family budget did and good for federal and state budgets, and good for the budgets of businesses, small and large. so this law is going to work. and for the sake of our economic security, it needs to work. >> is he right, david? >> well, we need to have it work. america is spending for every dollar per person, on an equivalency basis, the other 33 modern countries in the world spend and they all have universal healthcare, many of them with no out-of-pocket charges, for every dollar they spend, we are spending $2 and 4 killing us, that's nonsense. i don't know how the doctors, an airline pilot. nobody shops for airline pilots. we expect the airline produces someone who knows what they are doing in the cockpit of the plane when we trust them with our lives. what obamacare does is addresses the free rider problem. >> that's people who don't buy insurance that end
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 10:00am EST
.s. vice president that its new defense zone is within international law. joe biden is in beijing. washington refuses to recognize the zone. china wants pilots to tell them flight plans before they fly through the zones, which covers you a chain of disputed islands. >> as biden wrapped up this difficult and sometimes tense visit to china, it proved to the issue that refused to go away, the continuing travesty over china's air defense zone. in a meeting in beijing, biden said it is causing significant apprehension and reiterated america's position that they were opposed to. >> and did not no, sir it. he revealed that in talks behind closed doors when it came to this issue, did he say spy the smiles, the friendship that first between the two men, he was very dialects in putting forward america's position. china's reiterated that it was within international law. right until the end of this visit, this issue has dominated the proceedings. biden now goes on to south korea for talks there, north korea, the north korean crisis tops in those talks. when it came to evaluating who won, who
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
. >>> the brother-in-law of thaiksin shinawatra. he delivered another fiery speech among tens of thousands of supporters and repeated his call for a reform committee to run the country. this means that from now on the people will appoint a people's prime minister and a people's government. from now on we will have the people's counsel doing the legislating. >> the protestors ago seem like they're settling in for another long fight even though this was supposed to be their last day. wayne hay, bangkok. >>> trip is intended to repair regulations between the two countries. but as zintai thai records from islamabad, this was mired in controversy. >> this is the first time, u.s. secretary of defense chuck hagel came for talks with noa sharif. including the u.s. raid in which osama bin laden was captured and killed. >> this is not a one off trip. this is part of a series of high level meetings between washington and islamabad, secretary kerry was here previously and the fact that these high level officials are going and coming means that both countries give this relationship a great deal of impo
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
in buenos aires because of a judge is seeking the extradition under international law of four former spanish police accused of torture. two of them are dead. one of the survivors who his victims said took delight in torturing them. >> there is great anxiety among thousands of spanish victim who is want to see 40 years of abuse committed during the dictatorship denounced. these 10,000 kilometers that we've traveled are no barrier even for those 88-year-olds in the group. this is the only country in the world willing to denounce the barbarics. >> he was denounce after a bitter civil war. his regime was marked by brutal suppression of his opponents. after franco's death in 1975, and the return of democracy later, the families of victims finance to fight for justice. now argentina has stepped in to offer hope to victim who is found none in their native spain. it's unlikely that the torturers will ever stand trial but it's a cause that many feel is worth fighting for. >> the case has advanced even though it's taken decades. for some this has not meant much, but for the victims we have here, tortu
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 9:00pm EST
in law enforcement yourself. we want to bring in bruce whittaker, the mayor of fullerton. and he pushed for the release of the surveillance video of kelly thomas's beating. can you tell us about the impact of this video and why it is so important that it be released to the public? >> yes, thank you. the reason that i felt that release of the video, audio and video of the altercations were so important was that we received a very loud and clear signal from the public who were aghast at what had occurred and they very much were interested in particulars. and what exactly had happened. >> it is not a short video. >> no, in fact the complete video is available online on youtube. it's about 34 minutes. and i've urged some people who are very curious about what happened to gird themselves a little bit and watch that video. >> would you say by encouraging the release of this and you really fought for this video to be released to the general public were you in some way being anti-law enforcement in trying to expose this? >> no. in fact, it was my view that we take the wrong view on what to prot
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 1:00pm EST
sea is within international law. they are in talks before heading to south korea. washington refusing to recognize the zone. china wants pilots to tell them their flight plans. which cover as chain of disputed islands. >> tie hand's king has urged the nation to work together for stability, in a speech delivered on hiss 86th birthday. it is likely to be a temporary reprieve. >> this was a day to fill the streets and at least try to put politics aside. tens of thousands of ties came out to see they beloved king. >> i am happy to be here celebrating his birthday, i wish he could be with us forever. >> concern grows about the health of the 86-year-old who is recorded as the father of the nation. he made a brief address and spoke of the need to insure stability. >> it's said that the king is about politics, but in thailand it is never far away. the scenes of celebration were in stark contrast for the violence on the streets last week. protestors are calming for the government to go. a truce is negotiated as a mark of respect to the king. >> we have to believe in him. we should listen to hi
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
made and that women do feel more comfortable reporting these crimes with or without these new laws being passed? >> there is definitely a since that the military is acknowledging there is a problem to unprecedented degree. that has been shown in the number of rape reports going up. so perhaps there is more of a feeling among people in uniform that they feel more safe coming forward. that said, the military has acknowledged that it has had a problem with sexual assault over the course of the last 20 years. every time there has been a major public scandal, they have acknowledged they had a problem. acknowledging the problem is clearly not enough. it's the first step toward the solution. so we shall see, you know, what will happen next. >> there is talk of maybe coming up with a solution there with rolling stone magazine, thank you for your time today. >> thank you very much. >> . >> michael eaves is here with the sports headlines. n.f.l., big day for those teams playing today. >> big day and a big setback. adrian peterson was carted off of the field with an apparent ankle injury, w
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
by excessive speed and in 2008 congress passed a law giving railroad until 2015 for positive control systems and they are designed to prevent human error which is the cause of 40% of train accidents. but since they are pretty expensive and a bit complicated to install, railroads want to push back the deadline by 5-7 years. but metro north is actually in the process of installing such a system and currently it does have an automatic train control system in place which allows the train to apply the brakes even if an engineer does not respond to an excessive speed alert. that train was headed to new york's grand central terminal where al jazeera's jennifer glass is covering the delays. jennifer do you have any idea when the trains will be backup and running? >> no, morgan, we don't. we know the transit authority will want to get them running as soon as possible because it's the second biggest line in the country and 26,000 on the hudson line which was effected but metropolitan are expecting large trains and finding other ways to get her and the train has to be cleared off the tracks and the tra
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm EST
the justices rejected an appeal regarding a new york law that requires companies to collect state taxes. amazon and overstock.com fought back and instead they brought broader federal legislation to collect from online retailers $1 million from south of state bills. the bill passed the united states senate but remained stuck in the house of representatives. that is even a bigger problem for the company given that there will not be any relief at the supreme court. two months and 400 software bugs later the obama administration said the self-imposed deadline for fixes healthcare.gov has been met for the most part. but it's the glitches that some cannot see that has consumers worried. >>> and trading your money in your 401k. some analysts believe it's a great way to increase your nest egg. others say its gambling with your golden years. it's "real money." stay tune. (vo) al jazeera america we understand that every news story begins and ends with people. >> the efforts are focused on rescuing stranded residents. (vo) we pursue that story beyond the headline, past the spokesperson, to the streets.
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. >> start with one issue education... gun control... the gap between rich and poor... job creation... climate change... tax policy... the economy... iran... healthcare... ad guests on all sides of the debate. >> this is a right we should all have... >> it's just the way it is... >> there's something seriously wrong... >> there's been acrimony... >> the conservative ideal... >> it's an urgent need... and a host willing to ask the tough questions >> how do you explain it to yourself? and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5 eastern only on al jazeera america >> and welcome back. tonight we're looking in depth at health care in privately run prisons in america and in the second part of his investigation, america tonight
Al Jazeera America
Dec 5, 2013 6:00am EST
. >> university of detroit law prover larry dubin says creditors seeking to claim what they are ode go after the city's art for compensation. >> i think creditors will fight as hard as they can. >> during the bankruptcy elegibility federal judge steven rhodes didn't say whether he'd allow the sale of prized artwork. he cautioned the city to take care when deciding to sell assets the detroit institute of arts is readying to a fight. they released this statement which reads this part: >> if the collection is jeopardise the dia is committed to taking action to preserve the cultural birth right for future generation generations. >>> some creditors say the cityies collection of classic cards >> chicago is facing a similar crisis, saddled with a $19 billion pension plan. the city must boost its contribution by $590 million. increasing the money to $1.5 billion. the mayor said the citiy will be forced to double property taxes or eliminate services. >> bureau of stat is it thes said union membership decreased. there's an age disparity. >> the rate is 15.6%. for workers 55 to 64. the numbers drops fr
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Dec 5, 2013 9:00pm EST
. >> your average viewer want's to actually understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. >> start with one issue ad guests on all sides of the debate. and a host willing to ask the tough questions and you'll get... the inside story ray suarez hosts inside story weekdays at 5pm et / 2pm pt only on al jazeera america tÑ ♪ how i wonder what you are ♪ ♪ up above the world so high like a diamond in the sky ♪-e at 95 he left the world with such a youthful spirit. his legacy, a significant part of history. one that changed lives forever. a south african himself, al jazeera reports from capetown. far limit, memory of that day when he delivered his first address. >> this is the way he has his own place. from the tour guide, demonstrating that even the great can sometimes get it wrong. the former president making a speak. and he -- maki
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Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm EST
constitutional law. so that's why it doesn't mean that we say no. but this negotiation, we don't know how to make it happen. >> in the meantime, the immediate aims of those fighting here are far clearer and more specific. >> in areas like this, it is not a crowd dispersal operation. it's the protesters using and doing whatever they can to push inside that area. and the police are holding their line >> reporter: as well as tear gas, rubber bullets and water canon laced with chemicals are being used. anyone caught unprepared is brought to a standstill. the defenses of the protesters are crude. fans to blow away the tear gas, plastic bags so they don't breathe it in. they are showing no signs of giving up. but the assault seems to be making little hane way wayne hey, arizona bangkok . >> you crane's president is trying to ends several days of anti-government protests in his country. look at these live pictures now from kiev of the demonstrate orders out in force. and it is after 11:00 p.m. there. you have banners being waved. you can hear the music in the background. the president says he will renew
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Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
and people are protesting against the new law that prohibits the right to protest. the law is viewed as a tactic to decrease demonstrations supporting the post president mohammed morsi. it will requires a police permit for protests. >>> we have had cold air and some strong winds moving through the west as our winter storm is headed in, in mount bachelor in central oregon. you have 11 inches of fresh snow. crystal mountain around mount ranier, a beautiful ski resort, a beautiful day. a couple of folks out there. a lot of powder snow at the highest, over 6,000 feet has come in. nine inches of fresh snow. in 24 hours, we had a total of 15 inches, but 48 hours of this particular system coming up and we've got 20 inches of fresh snow. temperatures as we look at them in the west, 45 for seattle. now get ready to get quite cold tonight. we are anticipating even colder air. it's modified arctic air dropping down out of the north, south watched. as that happens, high temperatures will fall and we expect much of the west to be 20 to 30 degrees below the average for the time of year. so while w
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Dec 3, 2013 2:00pm EST
by law enforcement groups to churches and other charities. the prisoners make an estimated 5,000 toys every year. thank you for watching al jazeera america, stephanie cy earth rise is next, and you can get updates throughout the day on aljazeera.com. . (footballnames.ecl) >>> i'm amanda purr row. >> i'm in the jordan valley looking at how simple principles are bringing the desert to life. >> i'm in new york, where
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Dec 5, 2013 11:00am EST
ahead for congress if law macerlawmakers don't act son 1.3 million people could lose their unemployment insurance in 23 days. libby casey joinin joins us livm capital. capitol hill. what is on the table. leader pelosi i is holding a hearing today to raise concern. the democrats are raising the charge to get longterm unemployment benefits extended. they run out december 28 them. they werthe benefits were instia year and a half ago. they are trying to drum up interest and support for this. wthey talked about it on the house floor. up to 1.6 million americans are out of work or will be out of work because of these mindless cuts. and we are pu further cutting or safety net. he is talking about not just raising unemployment benefits but sequester cuts. they feel that they have been hit hard with programs like head start. they are trying to get it dealt with. >> has the white house weighed in on this t. >> the white house talked talked in a statement about what the latest unemployment numbers look like. here is what their release said. they said unacceptably high. they are trying to get more
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Dec 8, 2013 7:00pm EST
the palestinian people. daily violations of the most basic tenants of international law and the fact that they remain the single most important security threat to this region and to the world. >> let's talk in specifics about the deal in terms of what you signed with the p5 plus 1 in exchange of relief from sanctions. what are we going to see by early january? more intrusive inspections? monitoring of the site? can you explain to us what we will see? >> it is rather elaborate. it's an action plan in fact. i am not going to put the spin on it. i think the plan of action stands on its own. it's written in plain english so people can read it. people do not need to interpret it. it's clear. >> fair enough? >> it's clear iran will continue it's even richment at 5% and iran will continue construction work at iraq. iraq has agreed not to do certain activities that fall within the scope of this timetable and plan of action your interpretation of the deal, itself, says the president said that this deal recognizes our new career rights. foreign secretary john kerrkerr said, no, it doesn't say
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Dec 9, 2013 12:00pm EST
understand how the health care law is going to help them or hurt them. >> they know they can get extremist bickering somewhere else. >> people say that we're revolutionary. our revolution is just going back to doing the best in journalism. >> this is the place to go watch high quality journalism, period. al jazeera america is growing and now more americans are getting the high quality, original, in-depth reporting al jazeera america is known for. >> to find out more about al jazeera america go to aljazeera.com >> welcome back to al jazeera america. i'm del walters. the battle over the budget part four congress on the verge of a new spending deal as lawmakers face that looming deadline. a deal that would avoid the government shutdown like the one we lived through in october. libby casey is on capitol hill. libby, everybody wants to know could we be facing another government shutdown? >> reporter: it looks like negotiators may be able to come up with not a grand bargain, not even an immediate-sized bargain but a little bargain. december 13th, this fry is the deadline to come up to present to
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Dec 2, 2013 9:00am EST
has lobbied across the world to get laws passed banning circle animals. you managed to do it in bolivia. the first country to do if. t. o it. two years later you find out that they had lions in horrific conditions it makes for a suspenseful documentary. let's look at you in action. in is not so stop it. >> some frightening moments there, jan. a whole number of circuses and a couple of dozen lions you saved. >> it was 29 lions in total and two res rescues. it focuses on the rescue of the whole of the 25 from bolivia. and as you say we worked undercover for two years. we released the findings to the public and the bolivian congress. and they decided they didn't want this going on in their country and they didn't want animals to suffer behind the scenes for a few minutes of entertainment. they were determined to ban them them. they stopped all animals from traveling in circuses. it was a year later when we went back to see if the government would back down by working with the government we were able to show them we were determined to enforce this law. >> bob you were have bee
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